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New pre-K thru 4th Grade school planned in Axtell

A committee has recommended that a new elementary school building be built in Axtell for pre-kindergarten thru 4th grade.  The USD 113 Board of Education has already planned to close the elementary school in Summerfield at the end of the current school year.  The Board will have the architectural firm Hansen and Associates work with the building committee on designs.

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Sen. Moran taking applications for U.S. Service Academy

Senator Jerry Moran is now accepting applications to a United State Service Academy.  He’ll appoint Kansans to the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY.  All application material is due by Oct. 1st.  After ...

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Leadership Marshall County Trailblazing Class Announced

The Leadership Marshall County Trailblazing Class was announced Thursday night at a social at the Weaver Hotel in Waterville.  This year’s class will consist of Angie Armstrong of Frankfort, Paul Byers of Marysville, Alyce Dressman of Frankfort, Rebecca Frerking of Washington, Todd Frye of Marysville, Scott Keller of Marysville, Linda Knott of Marysville, Ashley Kracht of Marysville, Jamie Lienemann of ...

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Kansas Opts Out of Federal Recreational Trails Program

What do Kansas and the State of Florida have in common? Answer – They are the only 2-states in the country to opt out of the Federal Recreational Trails Program that matches local contributions with Federal dollars to build bike, walking and ATV-paths. The money for the program comes from fuel taxes. According to Federal studies, a portion of the ...

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Public Affairs: Suicide Prevention Week

This weekend on KNDY’s Public Affairs program, we take a look at suicide prevention. The program airs Saturday at 7:10 a.m. on AM 1570/FM 94.1 & FM 95.5, and Sunday at 8:10 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. on AM 1570/FM 94.1. KNDY Public Affairs – Suicide Prevention

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Budgets set up for Gage and Nemaha Counties

A proposed 2013 budget that collects $6.2 million in property and personal property taxes has been approved by the Nemaha County Commissioners.  The 2013 budget will see a $1.9 million decrease in expenditures from 2012.  Road and Bridge spending will be capped at $3.68 million, general fund spending at $2.6 million, employee benefits at $1.38 million, and law enforcement at ...

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Highway 36 Treasure Hunt coming thru the area

The Highway 36 Treasure Hunt will be rolling through Nemaha, Marshall, and Washington Counties this weekend.  City Wide Garage Sales are planned in Marysville and Washington with maps available at convenience stores and grocery stores in both towns.  There are 66 garage sales listed on the map in Marysville and 45 garage sales on the map in Washington.  There will ...

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Valley Heights High School celebrating Homecoming this week

Valley Heights High School will be the first area school to celebrate Homecoming this year.  Their theme for the year is “BBQ the Buffaloes”, in reference to their opponent Friday night, the Onaga Buffaloes.  King candidates are Sheldon Kenworthy, Dylan Parker, and Alex Laughlin.  Queen candidates are Brooke Claycamp, Katelyn Musil, and Jessie Zidek.  The crowning ceremony will take place ...

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Deadline approaching for Wymore Water Project

The Wymore Rural Water Project will begin construction soon.  Landowners in the area have until Sept. 28th to become part of the project at a current hookup fee of $1,100.  After Sept. 28, the hookup fee will increase to $5,000.  170 of the area residents have signed up for the project.  The Lower Big Blue NRD is sponsoring the $3.2 ...

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New Magistrate Judge to be sworn in

Elizabeth ‘Libby’ Ensley Deiter will be sworn in as the new Magistrate Judge  of the 22nd Judicial District Court during a ceremony on Friday afternoon at 3 in the Nemaha County District Courtroom in Seneca.  She was appointed by Governor Sam Brownback in August to replace her husband, Steve Deiter, who stepped down in June with two years remaining on ...

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